If you have an interest in furthering both your education and career prospects, then Ilford is certainly a good place to start. This diverse and lively town is set in Redbridge, in the North-East of London, and offers a diverse range of educational opportunities, including the esteemed Mont Rose College.
Due to Ilford’s proximity to London, students who live here can enjoy all the benefits of being near the capital. In fact, there has always been an element of ambiguity about whether Ilford is considered part of London or belongs instead to Essex. There are strong claims for both, which means that students studying in Ilford can choose whichever option they prefer!
There are excellent rail and bus connections within Ilford, which offer regular services to central London and the various surrounding suburbs. Ilford itself has a wide range of bars, clubs and restaurants, which will suit students of all ages. This includes a number of Irish pubs and some excellent Indian restaurants.
For those wishing to explore a bit further afield, then the wider area of Redbridge offers award winning parks and a variety of open spaces. This includes Hainault Forest Country Park, which has 300 acres of beautiful countryside. There is also a plenitude of art and culture on offer with both the Kenneth More Theatre and Redbridge Museum.
Mont Rose College (MRC) itself was founded in 2006 and is a partner of Bucks New University. As a result, it offers a world-class learning environment and a wide range of quality accredited higher education qualifications, including HND/HNC courses and top-up degrees.
If you have a particular interest in a career in Accounting and Finance, then MRC is certainly an option worth considering. Students are able to study the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree. Following completion of this qualification, students will receive the maximum exemption from ACCA papers. This means that they are then able to access a wide range of careers and prospects within the field of Accounting and Finance.
For those students who already possess a HND, a Foundation Degree or a recognised overseas equivalent, MRC offers a 1 year top up course to the BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree. The profession of Accounting and Finance allows for a diverse range of career routes, including Accounting Assistant, Financial Analyst, and Graduate/Trainee Accountant.
Why not consider Ilford for the next stage of your educational and career journey?